Canada Housing Starts  1977-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Housing starts in Canada increased to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 212.7 thousand units in June of 2017 from an upwardly revised 195 thousand in May and above market expectations of 200 thousand. Urban starts advanced by 9.6 percent to 194,773 units; multiple urban starts rose by 9.4 percent to 127,944 units and single-detached urban starts increased by 10.1 percent to 66,829 units. Also, rural starts were estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 17,922 units. Housing Starts in Canada averaged 184.48 Thousand from 1977 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 291.60 Thousand in March of 1978 and a record low of 90.70 Thousand in August of 1982.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-05-08 12:15 PM Apr 214.1K 252.3K 217.5K 238K
2017-06-08 12:15 PM May 195K 214K 205K 220.9K
2017-07-11 12:15 PM Jun 212.7K 195K 200K 201.8K
2017-08-09 12:15 PM Jul 212.7K 208.1K
2017-09-08 04:30 PM Aug 207.8K
2017-10-11 12:15 PM Sep 207.6K

Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 7740180.00 7107214.00 8139976.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 212.70 194.96 291.60 90.70 Thousand [+]
Housing Index 102.20 101.50 102.20 37.70 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 66.50 67.80 67.80 63.90 percent [+]

Canada Housing Starts Notes

Housing Starts refer to the number of new residential construction projects that have begun during any particular month. This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Housing Starts - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Housing Starts - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
212.70 194.96 291.60 90.70 1977 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
Volume, SA

housing starts by Country

Canada 212.70 Jun/17
France 31000.00 May/17
Japan -0.30 May/17
Russia 4.30 May/17
Spain 0.67 Mar/17
Turkey 10074.00 Mar/17
United Kingdom 45340.00 Mar/17
United States 1215.00 Jun/17